Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 7, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 29, 1885 Page: 3 of 4
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1 I.T.7 0CT:rig ardraweeIVy"rC0nt
'M local ItallroadTTimo Tabloi. T1 Ppn'rity of the Frisco hotel
'W .. Is daily increasing.
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"flsf colxo Kinn.
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I ' 'i M W A T Etlirrts Silgp m
iiK kt express.
BT. LOUISA SAN FKANC18CO KAILWAV.
Mx from St f to Tulsa
Accommodation . ..
j AnnlVB.I I1KPAIIT.
Accommodation I 1 dlSim.
St Ixinl express 3:S.a;h. SuV-vm.
Through couch from St. IontttnTnlsn.
Q J. TH0MrS0
Vinlta - - - Ind. Ter.
PHYSICIAN .t SURGEON.
Ofllco over Skinner Bros1 grocery
otoro Vinlta I. T.
PHYSICIAN 1- SURGEON.
VINITA C. N.
OtTico rooms up stairs in south end
of Skinner Bros' building. Ofllco
hours from 8 to 11 a. m. and from
3 to G p. m.
PHYSICIAN A SVRQKON.
Office Rooms on Second Floor
of tho Opora House
VINITA IND. TKIt.
A UUUSTUS E. IVEY
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Tahlcquah - - - Indian Territory.
Will practice In all the Courts of tho Indian'
"rrllorr. an.l United State Courts at -fort
Hmlth Ark Wichita Ft Scott and Topeka.
yyu. p. rasmus
Tahlequah Cherokee Nation I. T.
Jrul practice before all tho courts of tho
Aeri.kee Katlon and tho United State Die
Viet court at Fort Smith Arkansas Attend.
Jo all matters corning up before tho United
UtM Indian agent at Muskogee Indian Terri-
tory. CI at mi against tho ClteroUs Nation and
" of Cherokee rltlienthlp a specialty
Collection attended to and prompt return
Badgett & Blakeney
Are now buying all kinds or
33C1c3Loq cto JPixrB
HIGHEST PRICES IN CASH I
I CT"AU partis are requested
t to call andseansbeforo selling
t elsewhere We offer more lib-
feral Inducements than any
XJADCIKTr A HI.AKKNEr Opera House lll'k
Yrnlta Indian Territory fjtt
BOOTS & SHOES!
Herirv Ever ton
TDHACTICAL BOOT AND SHOE MAKKR.
I employed at 8. A. Bluejacket's rant
of tba track and ha a good workman asroclat-
d with htm Kverr description of loot or
aho work I skilirnlly performed and entire
satisfaction guaranteed An eiamlnatlon of
the new work turned out I especially Intlted.
Will make It an obJrcC for the people of Inlta
evnd vicinity to discontinue the practice of
eeidlng off for their ctetom made
BOOTS & SI-IOES.
Vinita Ind. Tei'.
Oaly Fnt-Cla House lletwecn Far.
sons and Dcnlson.
Rates $2 Per Day.
M. EDMONDSON. Manaqer.
J. T. BRACKETS Proprietor.
Xewest and Finest la tho Nation.
ft-Wlll set nn Hot and cold Lunches or
Fall Meals at all hoars. The proper place to
Set a cup of Hot coffee glass of )monadeor
adlshot leo cream. No objectionable charac-
ters harbored Second door west of Missouri
1'aclflc depot. u
.Tahlequah Ind. Tor.
Allpartle Intending to visit the Cherokee
Capital will flnil this lionse a model In every
respect. It ha been
Brcentlj Remodeled and Renovated.
Accommodation always flrsl-clasa and
terma In keeping with the timet.
B. W. ALBERTY Proprietor.
(Headquarter for Everybody)
TAHLEQUAH - - IND. TER.
Table a good a anywhere. Iloom newly
ftnvaited and papered. Excellent bed pro-
Board $4.60 per Week; Meals 25
JOHN M. TAYLOR PnoriUEion..
JOHN D. SAMMS&SON
Vinlta I. T.
Wagon-Making and RonalrliiL Douc
HORSKSIIOEINO A SPECIALTY
Shop Just esit of Mo racIAe track
A OUT Send Ift cent postern ami we will
mall you free a royal valuable sample
Mi : ?f loods Ibal will put jou In Ibewayof
inak ng more money at ouce than anything
else la America llulh take or all ages ran
lira at home and work In tparo Hint or all Ilia
tlra Capital nof required Vy will sltrt
yo Immense nsy sure fur those who tint at
pfiojAOo.lorlUnd Malm. 7
Council meets noxt Monday. TImo
to subscrlbo for tho CuurrAix and
Mr. H. Ralontinol building a com-
modious fruit aud vcgotablu houso for
tiso during tho winter.
rJhcrlir Cochran Is bavlng bis liouso
near Clicleca plastered and otbcrwlso
tnndo morn comfortable
Karly corn In tho vicinity of Chcleca
ylcldod a good return. That planted'
lata proved almost a failure.
No local papor reaching .lis ofllco
shows tnorocaro In all Us departments
than the Goffcyvillo JourndK
Last Sabliath ttas cracked In a num-
ber of sports by parties In search of
nuts wild grapes and other game
Frank Fritz ami Obadlalt Tlblow aro
ontltlcd to thanks for a load of coal
donated this week to tho public school.
Tho young folks of Vinlta are discus-
sing tho proposed organitatlon of a
card playing club for winter
Shcrin I.nmpson of I.abclto county
failed to sccuro a rcnomiuatlon for tho
ofllco and will probably bo succeeded
by 0. 11. Woodford.
A lumbor yard has been added to
tho business of 1'rnlrio City. Tho pro-
prietor is P. Q. Drowning who haj of
into resided nt Bcncca.
Itecent oxpcrlenco moves us to say
that in burning oir your door yards it
is best to calculate very carefully on
tho direction of tho wind.
Ohctopa is just now engaged in liti-
gation over a calf worth $3.00 and when
tho c.8o is settled Micro will probaly bo
$3tt) 00 of costs attached to it.
Wo havo finished another month's
business and our collector may bo ex-
pected around Saturday. I'leaso bo
prepared with tho amount of your bill.
Do not rest until you havo takon
ovcry posslblo precaution against flro.
Your chimnoys may bo safo aud yet a
prairlo flro will destroy your proporty.
Tho best and most intcllcgent ro-
ports of our national council will bo
found in these columns. Tlioy will bo
well seasoned with spico havo no
doubth on that score.
Tho supposition that William linn-
cock and Miss Ironside won t to (Jhelopa
to bo matrled proved incorrect. Tho
ceremony was performed by T. J.
McUhco clerk of Delaware district.
It has boon discovered that tho
district clerk did not send In the papers
in the Tittlo appeal case to' tho su-
preme court at the proper time. It
docs not therefore appear on the
S. II. Mayes and W. 1'. McOlcllan
both returned from tho St. Louis cat-
Mo market last Thursday. Hilt did not
havo much to say but Sam admitted
that ho could have sold for more money
Agent Uu'ges.i has discovered that
tho pond near tho Missouri Pacific
stock yards Is inhabited by a fair num-
ber of bull frogs and is making waron
them to tho dissatisfaction of the
Tho Chieitat.x office has a bill of fino
job stock just in and merchants need-
ing letterheads envelopes statements
etc. will find It to their interest to order
at once. We guarantee better stock
better work and tower prices than any
other shop in tho Indian Territory.
IlEWAttUKD. Some years ago a guest
at tho Capitol hotel Tahlcquah
dropped a "gold medal tho sizo of a
twenty-dollar gold pleco" through a
crack in tbe stono door step. After
considerable hard work had roccntly
bcon expended in removing tho stone
the parties wcro rewarded by finding a
"good for ono drink" check on a Texas
Wore Suspended. The Saginaw Cat-
tle comnanv which has a Icaso of the
northern portion of tho Sac and Fox
rcsorvo has suspended its fenciug oper-
ations ostensibly until next spring.
Their contract with tho Indians pro-
vided for the completion of this work
long ago. It is not Improbable that
this announced temporary suspension
is induced by the "signs of tho times.''
Prospects for Indian leasers aro cer-
tainty far from favorable at present.
Goon News. Many of our people
who frequently havo business with tho
Frisco agent at Peirco City will bo
pleased to leant that a chango has
been mado at that station. T. II.
Phelps who has mado himself conspic-
uously disagrccablo on so many
occasions goes to Fayettevillo and wo
sincerely sympathize with our friends
at that point. Most ol tho Frisco's
mon nro very obliging and courteous
but this ono proved an exception ot
no small magnitude.
MAVBLAuaiiTxit.-Tho celebrated Hem-
ington and Wells murder caso
terminated at Fort Smith ono day
last week by Wells entering a
plea of guilty of manglangbtor
rccolvlng three years at Detroit there
for whiio tho case against Remington
was not prosecuted by tho district at-
torney. They wcro charged with tho
murder of a farrnor named Hill at a
point In this territory near Ohetopa.
Wollsdid tho killing aul in ordor to
savo his Jfrlend whom ho considered
innocent ho sacrificed hlmsolf by
pleading guilty to manslaughter.
Iloth aro mere boys and elicited much
Feels Knooubaokd. Iior. D. N.
Allen of this plnco has for some time
boon in chnrgo of tho Presbyterian
church at Oowala. Finding it Inex-
pedient to reside io far from his Hold
of labor ho has moved to Chelsea.
Services aro held In tho school houso
and the attendance Is said to frnquonU I
ly rcaclt ono hundred. Prospects for
tho church nro Haltering and our for-
mer townsman feels hlgbly encouraged
lie states that thoro Is not a more en
.lightened or wealthy class of people
residing within the confines of the
Cherokco nation. Last Sabbath alien
lion was called to tho deficiency of
propor scats and at onco ono hundred
mid fifty dollars was furnished to sup-
ply tln sfluie o
TAiu.R4UAit Hotels. A glanco at our
advertising columns this wtok would
indicate that visitors at Tahlcquah
need havo tld fears as to hotel accomo-
dations. Tile National and Downing
both tip-top houses declaro themselves
as In readiness to meet all require-
ments. First class rooms and board
aro guaranteed at vory low rates Wo
bespoak for them a liberal patronage.
That Co.tTssT. No small amount of
activity has been displayed In some
quarters looking to tho defeat of MaJ.
Lipo for tho sonato. As to tho success
of tho undertaking wo havo uo predic-
tions ti raako. Shcrilf Cochran tells
us that thrro wcro somo violations of
tho stntuto in regard to tho disposition
of tho returns which with a reasonable
attempt on his part ho could not
remedy. Tho judges aflcr making Hie
count at the court houso neglected to
seal up tho rolls and the clerk refused
t'o'at onco dolivcr them to him. Ho
also says that the citation which ho
sorved did not contain tho signnture of
tho contcstor Mr. Ohnmbcrs nnd ho
has filed an affidavit setting forth this
fact. Ills conclusions aro that Mnj.
Lipo will bo given tho seat to which ho
holds a certificate.
Not Mubdeiird. It has been discov-
ered that tho man who boarded at
Luko Sixklllcr's and was supposed to
havo been murdered at fair timo two
years ago is alive. Ills namo is Tom
tiilspar and his homo is at Kurcka St.
Louis county Missouri. Ho was
heard of a short timo ago at El Dorado
Springs in that state. Why ho disap-
peared from hero so mysteriously
leaving ills personal effects bohind is
unknown. Doforo coming to Vinita
ho stayed for a timo near Carey's
Ferry whero his trunk was left. If wo
mistake Lot the fact of his being alivo
was ascertained by Mils trunk be-
ing BCnt for. Whito who is accused
of tho murder Is now lying in Fort
Smith jail awaiting trinl and his case
rs set for next month. The presenta
tion of his supposed victim In court
will put n now pliaso on tho caso and a
fortunate ono too for tho prisoner. Tho
circulation of tho story of the murder
by Annie Robinson can bo accounted
for in but two ways: Slio cither held
spite against Whito and her brother
said to bo accessory to tho crime or
someone elso was really killed. In
searching for the body of tho alleged
victim in tho locality indicated ns its
burial place a gcat deal of digging has
been dono without reward. Whether
tho story is n hoax or a reality seems
hard to determine.
What was his Fatb? Tho following
narrative although tho events trans-
pired somo weeks slnco is given us by
a gentleman just from Shawncetown.
J. O. Brown a white man holding
cattto near tho Kickapoo and Oklaho-
ma line was riding down North Fork
and passed a wagon containing threo
Indians cither Creeks or Ecminolcs.
Ho spoko and rode on when in an
instant ono of tho three grabbed a
Winchester and fired. The ball struck
Mr. Brown to ono sldo of tho back of
his head and glancing passed between
the scalp and skull and c.tmo out at
the forohend. He was stunned but in-
voluntarily and fortunately for him-
self clung to tho born of his saddle
and tho horso beintc frightened soon
carried him out of danger. Proceeding
quickly to Ills ranch Brown procured
asslstanco and returned at once in
search of his wonld-bo slayers. They
were found in camp and without dif-
ficulty subjected to a severe question-
ing. Tho ono who did tho shooting
was pointed out. In explanation of
his cowardly attempt at assassination
tho fellow said Brown looked like a
man who had monoy and ho intended
killing him to get it. Ho was taken
away from his companions into the
woods but what fato befel him is un-
knottn. Verj iittlo has been said of
tbo matter but tbo story is generally
known and no ono discredits it.
Txmpkramce Wonc A few frionds
of this cause met last week and after
somo consideration announced a pub-
lic meeting. It vvas held on Monday
evening at the Congregational church.
The houso was filled to its entire
capacity and throughout tho utmost
interest wss manifested. Rev. D. N.
Allen was mado chairman after which
Rev. N. M. Wheat offered a prayer.
Miss Durham read an essay on "The
Effects of intcraperauco on tho Homo"
which scorned to touch a sympathetic
chord in the hearts of all tho audience
D. W. 0. Duncan then occupied tho
marked attention of tho meeting for
thirty minutes. As was remarked by
a gentleman who followed this lecture
was an uncommonly good one. Drs.
Frazco and Fortner Mrs. Duncan and
others then followed with shorts talks.
After some discussion it was decided
to organize atumperanco society by tho
selection of an executive commlttco
which is to have chargo of tho work.
This committeo is mado upoTagentlo-
man and lady from each church of tho
city and also a geutloman and lady
from outside tho churches as follows:
From tbo Congregational church II.
II. Edmondson and Miss Ada Durham;
Methodist Dr. Fortner and Miss C. II.
Myers; Babtist Rev. PoBtcl and Mrs.
G W. Franklin; Presbyterian Dr.
Foreman and Mrs. Hello Stephens.
Uutsldo the church Dr. M. Frazco and
Mrs. W. L. Trott. Next meeting is to
bo held at tho Motbodfst church on
Monday evening November Oth and it
is expected that Dt. Fortner will lec-
ture on tho cuects of alcohol on tbo
human systom Tbo work has been
most auspiciously begun and- wo sin-
cerely hope it may bo continued with
"TOO TUS tilt."
Editous CmxirAiN: A prominent cltlisn
living on Fly creek ten or twelve mile east or
Vinlta has twice carried grist two bushel each
time to the Vinlta mill and on calling for hi
meal found It had rajsterlously "come up
missing' tack and all. Tbla la about what
be was told by the mllleri "Why haven't you
got your mtalt I sent It nut to you One of
your neighbors called ror it and said he'd take
It to yon." Now Mr KUKor don't you call
thatclevert Don't yon wish ou bad inch a
kind considerate accommodating frlend(I)
who would this the seooud time save yon tbe
trouble of carrylngy our own grist
aomet Ono might Just possibly make
j mistake the frst time and gel tho
wrong sack (but when thlt I repeated aud
the second time you loso meal tack and all.
wouldn't you be ready to cry out. "6e tu
from my friends)" Weill well I I have this
MuollI.in-aud rlip ray disinterested
friend (I) kuow It-liavlug no tectli to eat tho
corn cake with I'll huve to let that corn rake
bo. And now Mr IMItor. a your paper It
generally read around litre allow me la tell
my kind frlend(t) irihlt moett bl cje If he
had come to me aud told me be heeded bread
stuff I'd rather haw dlvlcl tilth lm tbau
tat him take Hall
Mr. J. W. Sklnatr It visiting at Clinton
-Mr. W. X. Halioll lias been qulto sick for
MaJ II L. Owen was here last Monday
taklns; testimony In the Tom Moore estate
Charley Haywood who ha been printing
In this shop for six or eight month departed
Mis Kettle Grave her alster and tho
latter'a husband passed through Vinlta last
Saturday on the way to Texa.
Mrs. M Uoodrkoontt tiss determined to
leave Vinlta and will probsbtr make her
future home at Qrcelcy Colorado.
O. Vf. Miller of TralrU City wa here
band appears to have Interested our friend
moro than any other one thing.
Col. Vt 1". Ilos was In the city last Thurs
day. Ho Is making an examination of the
public school of the nation and wa Just In
from the Lightning creek country.
Mis Kmma McSpadden of Salem Mis-
oarl has been spending a number of weeks
with relatives at Chelsea. Her health Is so
much Improved that she will remain soma
Mr. Vt'. n. Shaw of Sas and t'ox pasacd
thron U Tuctdsy on hi way to Muskogee He
Is collecting statistics ror the agricultural
bureau and for that purpose now visits Union
Kx-Oovernor Wright of the Choctaw na-
tion was a caller this week. He bad been to
fort Smith and was on hi way bomo If tbe
view of Gov. Wright could bo generally In-
tilled Into the people of hi country we should
hear no more of lawlcssnes from that quarter
and It would be a model for the nation of the
Affairs are not rapidly progressing at tbe
capital o vlng to the Illness of several members
of tho house
The. council has nominated Mr. Thompson
McKlnncy for next governor of the Choctaw
nation. It Is believed that Judge Lorne
t'ulsom will be nominated by the progressive
party as a candidate for tho same ofBce.
News has Just reached us froniTusk-ka-ho-mathattlie
national agent and tax collectors
Messrs. Ilurgesvln Hodges and Otkcs have
handed Into tbe Choctaw treasury e-V'.SIl as
tax and permit Sucomo for tbe past year.
There seems to be considerable competition
fur thn Indian Champion which paper has
becnl" ne hands of tho Itoberts Ilrotbera for
sclera' year. Many of tho Choctaw are dis-
satisfied with the r -ueiit management and are
desirous of a change. Captain T. W Stanley
a lawyer and a prominent member of the pro-
gressive party I now urging bis claims at
headquarters. Mr. II. O'Uclrne of the Pro-
tective association Is also n candidate) but It
la very doubtful whether any change will be
made at tbo present council as there la a
ponderous amount of business to be transacted
Atoka Ind. Ter. October 24 1st).
lie AID vox 1CIICT ITMS.
A. C. Moore and daughter are now In Kan-
sas on a visit.
The agency Is wearing a "run-down-at-the-heel"
atrssrs. V.bUtler A I'ickctt aro absent In
the state for a short time.
Itrport from up the river are that there
are a great many boomers In tho country.
Wo are still living In hopes of a payment
notwithstanding the last seinl.annual(r) was
made eighteen months ago.
Onr new Agsnt. Moses Xeal from Hum-
boldt Kansas has ar-rlred and as a const-
quence there Is more or less anxiety.
C T. Wells tbe Wellston merchant pasted
through here a rvw days ago on the way home
from Lawrence accompanied by bis wlfo.
Mr. Aleck Rankin who Is the trader at
Shawncetown. a point nnder this agency bas
been notified by the department that his license
will not be renewed.
Mr. A. II. Pickering a brother of Mrs
Clbbs Is bere on a visit accompanied by bis
wife They reside In Chicago. Mrs titbba
has been very 111 but 1 recovering.
Forty gallon of cider ubstanclally
"spiked" with "white mule" nude the
Agency fairly bowl Sunday night. Iloth agents
old and new were absent at Shawneetown.
The newly-appointed agency clerk Mr
Smallwood of Texas Is at work. The former
clerk Mr.;Gsuie Is on the roll as superintend-
ent of Kickapoo station but will remain In the
office until bl successor "learns the ropes "
Oar mission school Is not In uch a nourish-
ing condition as we might desire One draw-
back with which tbe Institution has to contend
lithe attendance of some forty ot our most
advanced puplla at various Indian schools In
The 8ao and Foxe "smoked horse" with
tho Iowa and Otoe tome time ago to the
number of US head TMs celebration bas not
been so geuef ally Indulged In nor with so much
vim In a great many year Our Indian have
recently been up to see the Osagea who
"smoked" them about forty. This -aIll ne-
cessitate a return or the ron.llment next
season and as our folk are considered pretty
well off they will probably get tbo worst end
of the bargain.
October M ISM. Soc.
mil no TtuuqrAii.
Aaron Terrell or sheriff It getting hi
name np as a bad man on evil doers.
Tahlequah It quiet this week a calm pre-
ceding the storm. All teem eager for the gale
The boya here anticipate a friendly visit
from lion. C. V Rogers during council and
don't want to be disappointed.
We do not believe onr chief will ask conn
ed to pay for his trip to Washington on private
business at cs tbe Tort Gibson correspond
"An) thing the matter with tbe Cuitmix
this vieeM" Tes. We bad lots of trouble
keeping oura nntll wo could read It. Borrow-
ers were very plentiful.
Cabin Miller George Itedblrd and Levi
Christie son of Supreme Judge Christie are
suspected of the shooting of William Lovett
Oncers are In search of them
The lessees of the strip paid over another
paltry pittance oftM.ooo one day last week
making SttO.000 now on hsnd. It ought to be
three times that amount Itihepoople received
anything near what tbelr landt are really
The four men arretted last week are still
In our national Jail. They refute or fall to
give a tatltfactory account of themselves. II
bas been discovered that the brandt on their
horses have all been blotched and systemstlo-
Deputy SberllMannt of this district ha
just returned from Humboldt Kansas whither
be went after a couple of colored men whom
he brought back They aro charged with
horsestealing and belong to a gang who have
operated quite extensively for the last two or
three year the neighborhood of fourtcenmlle
creek thlt and Illinois district Other Im-
portant arrettt are liable to follow at between
fof ly and dny bead of horses haw beta stolen
Thlt will. It It thought about dt away with
the gang. Henry IluBlngtou and Josh Low try
are their name ami they are bad fellowt
Chief lluthyhead returned from Washing-
ton a few days tlnce Ha lookt hale and
hearty We nndtrttand he lay be found
ercrthlng "O K " there In regard to our
money matter and I looking for a detailed
atattment or tbe tame by tha time council
rueelt The people only hope nil It "0 K "
ture enougb bnt thty are Tearful They bard-
IjJtlilukourcMefwould ask for documents that
would hrak down tbe position he bas taken la
the SSuO.GOi) matter Then too If our chief was
told w did not owo tbe gYonuuM dollar
u by did he not ask how much tljTtave-rtvftient
waiQMlngutl In our opinion bCTSlJ'v
rcoelvful an answer ninttMM' Vta fcl.L
"When Wtf occupy thffltndt woWeVm
td for at IT cents per acra from jour i
tlieuwe will pay.orcwe you. about l5e6-
coo " Aye there's tho rub and wa mt afttbt
of It too
Something About Business!
W. C. Patton & Company
"WISH IT l?XiAJ3Xlf5T XHSTDUHRSTOOT)
tx-ia.t Ti::jry i-i.a.ve
Than all other firms
Having no personal use for
Will prove an inccntivo
Our Large Dry Goods Stock
Is more than up to its usual standard.
In Ladies' Dress Goods we can offer
a very extensive line to choose from.
OTTIR JOJEtUTGr HOUSE
Is what it always has heen far
We are also occupying a Leading
Place in the Ranks I
CHEAP FOR CASH EULE
mg Jioots allocs iiats ana japs wc call
particular attention. Respectfully
Hare at nrcscnt 750 hich crade and
grade Hereford bulls ; ono car of Polled bulls ; ono car of hich grade Hereford
heifers; SOO high grade hort-horn cowa In calf by Hereford and Polled bulls.
We aro prepared to make contracts for future delivery for an number. Come
ana see us. ltespcctiuilr
L. D. FLINT
Postoflicc at Prairie City Ind. Ter.
Brand on both sides j
crop off right ear and
Brands on both slues i
op oc right ear and
under half crop In left .
S. H. MAYES
Postoflico Salina Indian Territory.
and nnder bit
la one ear and
over slope In
tle banded 6.
and notch un
nose Hush of
cows' tall cut
off Range on
Wolf crock 'ST
J. G. McSPADDEN.
Postollico Chelsea Ind. Tor.
off right ear
and split In
of A X 1' It.
R. R. TAYLOR.
Post-oflice Vinita I. T.
Crop oir loll
car and split
J. O. HOG AN
Postoflico Adair I. T.
. undcrblt in right ear.
unneraiope in im.
llauge On Vryora
Postoflico at Alluwo Indian Ter.
crop and nn-
der half crop
In each ear
Sold only for
h entlrrbla"e. lo.
ru urn ffitft v-seat
in lea curth ur Vulsa.
i l'miierty consists
n bouse with ctiin
lu I T1J
' k(Ne' fj.
lUfvchauilitf tin) moil
111 sell slUrwilleloio
out iuewi -.t
Cut Hie homo Will
-.iu.-ifcrt Jml . s
. "' Y' '""ISM'
k' t -kli
in Vinita Combined
it they arc determined that if
it shall "go a-flying ! "
ahead of all competitors
keep. But to our bargains in
cfcj oo. -vriisria?..
" JOEL B.GENTRY & CO.
Locust Grove Farm
(Eight Miles Northwest of Scdnlia)
nnnEDsr.s asd dealers is
.Short-Horn Hereford and
' - Polled Gatile.
J.&CJX3 AX7Z3 JTEITITETS
And Denmark Saddle t Harness Horses
nodierocd Short-horn bulla : .too hioh
iToel X3. Sentry St Co
Hughesville Pettis Co. Mo.
GEORGE W. OLABE.
Postoflico Vinita Indian Territory.
left ear. split In
Postoflico Locust Grove Ind. Ter.
Smooth crop off
right tart split
Rsnge 10 miles
west ot Chou-
Postoflico Vinita Ind. Territory
crop and split
In left ear un-
ilno tag I n
It an eh 11
milti west of
Vlalla at tbe
head of I'ryor'a creek
Range between rry-
or and Llgntnlng creekt
M. W. OOUGH.
Postoflico Chelsea I. T.
low fork lu
Postoflico Oowula Indian Territory
Old brand New brand
Present mark Coder slope and over bit In
each ear liange on Blue crvek three miles
mirth of Oowala -t-3
TOWNSBND & PIOKETT.
Post-office Sac ami 1-o.x Ind Tor.
Same on both side flame on both sides
arlon ear marks and old brands liange
Iowa lieservatlon Horse brand I O A on hip
Postoflicc Sac & Fox Agency
Crop on right ear and
crop and under hair
crop on left itangcon
Sac and t'ox reserva-
tion Cattle of this
brand are sold only for
liange. Wolf Creek to mile south loSeyvlll
Postoflico at Vinita Intl. Territory
Ttoth on left
fork In each
Ilanch on Whit Oak
J. A. THOMPSON
PoBloflict'.Vinita Indian Territory.
liange at head tim-
ber or Pawpaw eight
miles from Vinlta.
llranded on hlpi half
crop right and spilt In
left ear. Hones same
W. a. NELMS
PostotTicc Vinita Indian Territory.
Ranch on Jtock crrek
lineen miles south of
Ohorokeo OrpharS Asylum.
cropin left car
W. T. DAVIS.
P. O Vinita I. T.
bin & Duck
Grand River Indian Territory.
Hone brand same.
n u a u brandi
in eacn ear. i
llacge head or
lllg uex li. . .
Postoflico Bartlcsvillo ind. Ter.
WTUP BDU Spill
In eacu ear. mo
W. E. HALSELL.
PoBt-offlco. Vinlta. J T.
ajEfffByiCwy Urf A
sT'B Mi IJJT-gjfcAA?
tS.BBBBBBBBBaGt'' OT1 ttfVSBSirtBBltBW
This brand and rnark (crop and un-
dcrblt oir each carl kept up on ranch.
Various ear marks and old brands.
Horse brand horseshoe on left shoul-
der and neck.
oil; lit miles
north of Tuls
O W FRANKLIN
Postoflico at Vinita Ind. Territory.
len ear ami one
In Tight Alto
tear un jaw
Utile Cabin and
on right sboul-
Post-olllce Vinlta I. T.
K. A T.
vr imu'vi r
Postoflico Vrairio City ind.
borlio n I a I
it en n title
aTtxaTCJltrt7sTaaxaaTtxt7fSxaaTi'iii each hlit
nHEaawrxVjHHaiiiH rop tiut
) wilp too
i (fltMKtaMPMIMafl!ii y"- V-'
Ll " V
Postoflicc Vinitn Ind. Ter.
Bangs' heat Claau
W. O. PATTON A OO.
Smooth crop in iM
norses branded tl'
samb on tbe Is
Itang Kock fcrMK
Postoulco Vinlta Ind. To?.
Bomo cattle br'ndM
on Isrt md.
T. OF. THOMTSOir
P" 0. Vinita I. Ti
bin Crenk 3 nll4
south of Vii.Ua.
Postoifico Chouteau I. T. . .
V (1 on left sido.
Kar mark Ov
slope In Cacli.car
Range nn rryor'tj
Postofdce Chelsea I. T
of left ear.
Itange four mlle-a
west of Cholsoa:
PnntnCfiop. nhctona. Kans.
.' l. ..
Aim) Con right siM
Kanso on utau
waters oi lAUH
P. M. OROWEI.L
Postoflico Vinita Indian Territory.
iftuuir sranrttHi on
Horse brand C B
on left shoulder.
Kangc on Bhfiw-
nco creek 0 miles
no of Vinlta. 47
J. O. HALL.
Post-Ofllco Vinlta I. T.
Undcrblt in each
Horse brand samd
on left hini
Cabin and fryer's
john r. PRicnr:
P. O. Cooyyah or Chouteau I.T
VarV BtTelepo one"
ear over slopd
Uk rrer (either ear. J
Ittncli on Craa River
ten miles east of
lTgor Creek Swlto.
G. W. GREEN
Post-office. Vinita I. T.
Crop olfleft ear and
split in rizht.
Raugo On J Onotf
northeast of i'
nita I. T. 39
W. H. MARKER
Postoflicc Vinita I.Ti
Crop a of left tmit
nnder batfeneitai rlgtit
J. T M'SPADDBN
Postoflco at Cholsca Indian Ter
Close crop off left (
oterblt In right.
Uange six rnUta waai
J. A. FOREMAN
Postoflico Oowala ind. Territory
Undcrblt In leT"r
Uange. eight railed
north ot dartsnore
Postoflico Vinita.Jnd. Tor
A VW UCtUIUtjrUt:
nd Ik amo
ct hr AllUon
Thorn nMo farftQi
liange on l'rv
or ereek. 5f
mile sonth uf
railroad U M Hnrt
luiintn iaouteaq 1
MRS. JANE CAPTAIN
Postoflico Bkiatook Ind. Ter
r. .... -.-J :s '
Hortft brand ikm.Ail
left abaulder Youaj?
cattlp havo additional
branil of bar tin lw
ami urnnar. none sold
only ror shipment
liange on Hominy
O. M. MnDlnOaw
Postoflico Oowala I. T'
A raw cowa
are branded on
left side. Ifcfta.'
A few. catltw
ltruicb ou Caney on left al
Postofllcd Choutenu ItidUfe Ter
Onblpor side. Vf
mark under tkiiw botN
ear) alae split aaiar
under bit fa rigM sa-
iler bit .Si lest Aosr
brnndwt I. lUnan IM
uiuutbr I'ryr r-k.v
east n4 went M4 M
HKMRY O WOOOr
Po8tofllo At Tfthlt-uah Iivd. Tef.
nain Jfwt OtiitMr
i tftdrrv. i "
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